It's Storytime! READ: I'm the Colour of Honey (Available for download in English, isiXhosa and isiZulu)

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Amanda's mummy and daddy say that she is the colour of honey and a beautiful sunset!
Amanda's mummy and daddy say that she is the colour of honey and a beautiful sunset!

Is this your teacher

Is this your Aunty

Amanda is fed up with these questions and wishes she looked more like her mummy and daddy, but maybe they are more alike than she realises. 

This story about individuality, race, and family is brought to you by Book Dash, a local organisation that gathers creative volunteers to create new African storybooks that anyone can freely read, print, translate and distribute. 

Created at Book Dash by Maimouna Jallow (writer), Alison Ziki (editor), Caroline Fassye (illustrator) and Charné Casey (designer). 

Download the English PDF here

Download the isiXhosa PDF here

Download the isiZulu PDF here

Find more stories in the Parent24 Storytime hub

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